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Rent Space at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Thank you for your interest in hosting an event at the Wisconsin Union Theater! These pages contain important information and resources to help answer all of your logistical questions about having your event in our space. 

Please review all the relevant sections and direct questions to theater.rentals@union.wisc.edu or 608-262-2202.


 

NEW this fall: We are offering event planning office hours!  Schedule a time to discuss your event details, do a walk-through of the space, or ask questions about COVID-19 policies that may impact your event.  Visits can be in person or via Zoom, at your choice.  Office Hours are Mondays from 11am-3pm and Thursdays from 10am-12pm.  Please contact theater.rentals@union.wisc.edu to schedule a time.

Getting Started

The first step to renting a Wisconsin Union Theater space is filling out and submitting our online "Theater Usage Request Form," available here. For information about contacts, availability and booking, deposits, our cancellation policy, and hospitality, click the link below.

Basic Info

Getting Started

Get to know the spaces

A recent 2-year reinvestment project restored and renovated the Wisconsin Union Theater, which re-opened with many upgrades in Summer 2014. Our venues support a wide variety of performing arts events. For details about Shannon Hall and the Play Circle, follow the link below.

Theater Spaces

Get to know the spaces

Theater Pricing

Theater usage varies widely, and thus so does the price of using the theater. For information about room usage fees, labor, equipment charges, and discounts, visit the link below.

Details

Theater Pricing

Technical Details

Visit the Technical Details page for information about theater tech and a comprehensive list of available equipment.

Learn more

Technical Details

Ticketing

Campus Arts Ticketing provides service at physical locations throughout campus as well as online. The Memorial Union Box Office is used primarily for ticket sales, but free ticket distribution is also available. Renters of Shannon Hall and the Play Circle who are hosting a ticketed event are required to use Campus Arts Ticketing.

Learn more

Ticketing

Marketing

Learn what you need to know about event web pages, print materials, and logo guidelines. 

Marketing Information

Marketing
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